The Department of Theater and Dance at Indiana University of
Pennsylvania brings Sarah DeLappe’s Pulitzer-nominated debut play The Wolves to the stage. Directed by Carrie Cole, the
performances will run February 22–24 and February 28–March 3 at 8:00 p.m. and
February 25 at 2:00 p.m. on the Waller Hall Mainstage on the IUP campus.
The Wolves tells
the story of a high school women’s indoor soccer team that navigates big life
questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of
“I first read The Wolves
while it was still in manuscript form, and was captivated by how DeLappe
beautifully orchestrates the rhythms of teenage language,” said director Cole, adding; “There’s a poetry to both the words and the movement that
mirrors the staccato growth of awareness of young women facing the challenges
of balancing their growth in maturity and individuality while still being a
cohesive member of a team.
“We are excited to be among the first to present The Wolves and be a part of creating
more space for women’s voices to be heard on US stages.”
performances at IUP are among the first internationally of this critically
acclaimed new work, according to play publisher Samuel French, Inc. In addition
to its Pulitzer nomination, the production was hailed as “one of the year’s
best plays” in the New York Times. It
also has received a Drama Desk Award, an Obie Ensemble Award, and the American
Playwriting Foundation’s inaugural Relentless Award.
Tickets for the performance are
available for purchase online through the Lively Arts website or by calling the ticket hotline at 724-357-1313. They can
also be purchased at the Performing Arts Center Ticket Office in Fisher
Auditorium. Any seats remaining will be sold at the door starting one hour
prior to the performance.
Tickets are priced at $15 for regular admission, $12
for seniors, and $10 for active I-Card users and children. Online tickets are available 24 hours a day,
seven days a week. The ticket hotline
and ticket office in Fisher Auditorium are open from noon to 5:00 p.m.
weekdays. The ticket office is closed
for university holidays. Tickets will no longer be available at the Hadley
For more information on this and other events, as well as group
tickets, call 724-357-2787 (ARTS) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theater-by-the-Grove is produced by the Department of
Theater and Dance and the College of Fine Arts. It is funded, in part, by the
IUP Student Cooperative Association. The Lively Arts, a program of the College
of Fine Arts, presents nearly 200 performances, programs, and exhibits